Authentic Indian Cuisine


184 Hagley Road, Birmingham, B16 9NY

0121 452 1862

Akbar's Birmingham Menu

  • Seekh Kebabs £2.95 Tender minced lamb with onions, herbs, fresh coriander and green chillies cooked over charcoal.
  • Chicken Wings £3.45 Chicken wings spices in a yoghurt marinade with special spices cooked over charcoal.
  • Keema & Cheese Samosas £2.95 Lightly spiced minced lamb, onions and sweetcorn wrapped in a thin crispy pastry.
  • Chicken Pakora £3.75 Spiced chicken pieces deep fried in a spicy batter.
  • Chicken Nambali £3.95 Breast of chicken pieces marinated, grilled and finally garnished with melting cheese. Served with fried onions, peppers, tomatoes and potatoes.
  • Duck Tikka £5.95 Boneless Duck delicately spiced, oven roasted, served with salad and a mint honey and chilli sauce. (subject to availability)
  • Chicken Tikka £3.75 Boneless chicken marinated in yoghurt, herbs and spices (ginger, garlic, fresh coriander, etc.) cooked over charcoal.
  • Liver Tikka £3.95 Chicken liver mixed with special spices including ginger, garlic and fresh coriander cooked slowly under a grill.
  • Shami Kebab £3.95 Spiced minced chicken - deep fried.
  • Lamb Chops £3.95 Lamb chops marinated in spices and cooked over a charcoal grill.
  • Rabbit Tikka £5.95 Boneless Rabbit marinated and left overnight, cooked over a charcoal grill, served with salad and strawberry chutney. (subject to availability)
Seafood Starters
  • Masala Fish £3.95 Fish spiced with an exotic masala (special mixed spices) .
  • Fish Pakora £3.85 Fish cutlets coated in a spicy batter and deep fried, served with a fresh crispy salad
  • Smoked Salmon £3.25 Lightly spiced fine Scottish salmon served with a fresh crisp salad and garnished with lemon wedge.
  • Prawn and Chicken Poori £3.75 Tender prawns and chicken in a rich masala sauce, garnished with coriander served in a poori (crispy fried bread).
  • Calamari Special £3.75 Squid cooked and served in Akbars special style.
  • King Prawn Tikka £5.95 Tender prawns marinated in yoghurt, herbs and spices (ginger, garlic, fresh coriander, etc.) cooked over charcoal.
Vegetarian Starters
  • Onion & Potato Bhaji £2.95 Onions & potatoes, deep-fried in a spicy Indian batter & served with a side salad.
  • Vegetarian Rolls £2.95 Spicy mixed vegetables wrapped in a thin crispy pastry.
  • Potato & Chickpea Poori £3.25 Chickpea & potato cooked with onions, tomatoes & garlic served on a poori (crispy deep fried bread)
  • Paneer Tikka £3.75 Cubed Indian vegetarian cheese marinated with herbs & spices, grilled over a charcoal fire. Served with a special Akbar’s peanut & cream sauce.
  • Aloo Tikka £3.25 Mashed potato mixed with chillies, delicate spices, fresh coriander and shallow fried.
Original Baltis
  • Chicken Balti £7.45 Tender chicken cooked with ginger, onions, tomatoes, capsicums and chillies to a general Baltistan taste.
  • Meat Balti £7.45 Tender succlelent lamb cooked with ginger, garlic, onions, tomatoes, capsicums and chillies to a general Balti taste.
  • Keema Balti £7.45 Cooked as above but with minced meat.
  • Prawn Balti £7.95 Cooked as above but with Prawns.
  • Vegetable Balti £7.25
  • Chicken Tikka & Garlic Balti £8.95 Chicken pieces, marinated with yoghurt, herbs and spices – cooked over charcoal and finally roasted in a Balti with a large helping of garlic.
  • Chicken & Potato Balti £8.45 Tender chicken cooked with baby potatoes, garnished with coriander.
  • Chicken & Spinach Balti £8.95 Chicken cooked with spinach, ginger, garlic & delicate spices.
  • Chicken Tikka & Keema Balti £8.95 Grilled chicken, pot roasted with minced lamb, ginger, garlic and selected herbs and spices to create a mouth watering dish.
  • Chicken & Muchroom Balti £8.95 Chicken cooked with mushrooms in a balti, garnished with coriander.
  • Chicken & Chilli Balti £8.95 A hot and fiery Balti cooked with peppers and green chillies, garnished with coriander. (Hot Dish)
  • Chicken & Prawn Special Balti £9.95 Spring chicken cooked with subtle herbs and spices with added prawns and coriander giving it a real aroma.
  • Lamb & Potato Balti £8.45 Tender lamb cooked with baby potatoes, garnished with coriander.
  • Lamb & Ginger Balti £8.95 Tender lamb cooked in the traditional Balti method with a generous portion of fried ginger.
  • Lamb & Spinach Balti £8.95 A very traditional combination of tender lamb and spinach cooked with carefully chosen delicate spices.
  • Akbar-e-Balti £8.95 A mouth watering combination of chicken, lamb, mushroom and potatoes cooked with spices. Garnished with coriander.
Old School Favorites
  • Dopiaza £7.45 Traditional curry prepared with onions
  • Korma £7.95  Originally for the British Paj in India. A mild and creamy taste (very mild)
  • Madras or Vindaloo £7.45 Choice of two hot dishes cooked with chillies for a taste to be remembered.
  • Dansak £7.45 Persian style curry with a sweet and sour taste, made with pineapple, lentils and sweetcorn.
  • Rogan Josh £7.45 Tender lamb or chicken cooked in a rich sauce using tomatoes garnished with coriander
  • Balti Palak Aloo Dhal £7.45 Spinach, potatoes and lentils cooked to a traditional Balti recipe.
  • Vegetable Makhani £7.95 A mild creamy vegetable dish with nuts, in rich sauce.
  • Bhindi & Tomato Balti £7.45 Okra cooked with ginger, garlic, onions and extra tomatoes, gently cooked together with herbs and spices.
  • Balti Mushroon Paneer £7.45 Fresh mushrooms cooked in a delicate cheese.
  • Balti Dhal Tarka £7.45 Lentils cooked in a Balti with fresh ingredients.
  • Chana & Paneer Balti £7.45 Chick peas and indian vegetable cheese cooked in a spicy sauce, garnished with coriander.
  • Karahi Vegetable £7.45 Mixed vegetables cooked with onions, peppers, tomatoes, garlic, ginger and green chillies.
Chefs Specialities
  • Chicken Tikka Masala (Desi) £7.95 Chicken breast marinated in a yoghurt, herbs and spices, cooked over a charcoal grill and then finally pot roasted with ginger, garlic, onions, tomatoes, with a sprinkling of coriander.
  • Roshan Lal £8.45 A spicy lamb dish cooked with onions, tomatoes and peppers in a rich sauce, garnished with onions and coriander.
  • King Prawn Special £10.95 King Prawns prepared in a subtle sauce of herbs and spices with onions, tomatoes, garlic, ginger and Kashmiri Masala.
  • Chicken Tikka Makhani £8.45 Mild chicken tikka pieces cooked in a clay oven and pot roasted in a mild spicy sauce made from tomatoes and double cream – all garnished with almonds and cashew nuts (Very Mild).
  • Lamb Paneer £7.95 Spring lamb cooked with traditional Indian cheese in a rich sauce.
  • Biryani £8.25 Traditional popular Indian rice dish
Traditional Desi-Apna Style
  • Karahi Lamb (on bone) £7.95 Lamb cooked with onions, pepper, tomatoes , garlic & ginger. 
  • Karahi Chicken £7.95 Same as above but cooked with chicken.
  • Karahi Chicken & Spinach £7.95 Same as above but cooked with chicken and spinach
  • Karahi Fish £7.95 Fish cooked with onions, peppers, tomatoes, garlic and ginger to create a rich authentic taste.
  • Karahi King Prawns £10.95 Prawns cooked with onions, pepper, tomatoes, garlic & ginger.
  • Karahi Bhindi Gosht £7.95 Lamb & Okra (Ladies fingers)
  • Karahi Keema Matter £7.95 Minced Lamb & Garden Peas
  • Karahi Chicken & Keema Mix £7.95 Combination of Karahi Chicken and Karahi Keema cooked together for a unique taste.
  • Ojri £7.45 Haq Nawaz's Traditional Pindi Style Dish
  • Nihari £7.45 Haq Nawaz's Traditional Pindi Style Dish
  • Gurda Kapoora £7.45 Haq Nawaz's Traditional Pindi Style Dish
  • Paya £7.45 Haq Nawaz's Traditional Pindi Style Dish
  • Magaz £7.45 Haq Nawaz's Traditional Pindi Style Dish
  • Haleem £7.45 Haq Nawaz's Traditional Pindi Style Dish


  • Ras Malai £2.65 A traditional, cool refreshing Indian sweet - served chilled.
  • Kulfi £2.65 Home made Indian ice cream made to an authentic recipe.
  • Chocolate Bambino £3.25 Hot Chocolate fudge cake, served with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce.
  • Chocolate Chip Brownie £2.95 Served with ice cream.
  • Cornflake Tart £2.95 Served with hot custard Raspberry and coconut slice£2.95 Served with hot custard
  • Coffee £1.95
  • Liqueur Coffee £2.95 Fresh ground coffee with your favorite liqueur topped with cream.
  • Gulab Jamon £2.45 Soft, juicy sponge balls served with hot creamy sauce or ice cream.
  • Ice Cream £2.95 We usually stock all popular flavours of British and European ice cream - vanilla, strawberry, chocolate, mint, choc chip, coconut and caramelo crunch.
  • Gajar Halva £2.45 Home made traditional carrot cake served warm.
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding £2.95 Served with ice cream.
  • Continental Chocolate Cake £2.95 Served with cream or ice cream.
  • Orlando Lemon Cheesecake £2.95 Served with cream or ice cream.
  • Lassi (Jug) £6.45
  • Lassi (Glass) £1.95